Have you ever been listening to a nice bit of samba or reggae and wondered what that squeaking/woofing noise was?
As the great Homer Simpson once said, “Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It’s what separates us from the animals… except the weasel.”
When you really think about it, there’s nothing that isn’t weird about a chameleon.
Summer feels like it’s been and gone, but what a glorious four or five days they were. Joking aside, summer is (supposedly) still here and there’s nothing more summery than the sight of a fat little bumble bee buzzing through the flowers.
Looking like they’ve walked off the set of the original Max Max films, these music fans seemingly ignore the baking African heat to wear thick leather jackets and trousers, massive boots and cowboy hats.
A favourite of animal lovers everywhere and a great decoration for this year’s Hulaween party I’m hosting with my fiancée Chloë. They’ve graced the cover of one of our policy wording booklets for a few years now, featured in a few of our ads, and given hope to lanky people all over the world.
Isn’t slang a wonderful thing? You can ask someone if their “bags o’ mystery” are “bang up to the elephant”, and that’s a lot more fun that asking if their sausages are perfect.
We always hear about how sunny Australia is, but have you heard of the wettest place in Australia?
Having researched national instruments from around the world, I started thinking about natural noises. Not boring ones like birdsong or whale calls – we’ve all heard those before! I’m talking about the noises of the planet.
I can’t imagine you have ever really considered the history of tapas, have you? I mean, what’s to consider? Who doesn’t want a tiny plate of food with their drink? Actually, my 18-year-old self wouldn’t have; eating was cheating you see.